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Chunnambar Boat House

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11_53_N 79_49_E Coordinates: 11_53_N 79_49_E, Pondicherry, India
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Don't reach too early

We reached this place at 10.00 and they still hadn't opened up. The board outside mentions the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
shaikh4485
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Pune, India
Good option in pondi

We took speedboat as we hadn't tried it earlier, driver took us for many circles and it was fun to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AkmalJamal
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New Delhi, India
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11_53_N 79_49_E Coordinates: 11_53_N 79_49_E, Pondicherry, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reached this place at 10.00 and they still hadn't opened up. The board outside mentions the timing as 10.00 but the boating doesnt start until 10.45. The boat trip is totally worth it though.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took speedboat as we hadn't tried it earlier, driver took us for many circles and it was fun to spend time, he dropped us to beach where we spent good time. This beach is not yet developed so it has both negative and positive...More

1  Thank AkmalJamal
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Don't waste your time here, there are many places in Pondicherry to visit.they are simply fooling ppl to offer ferry service to paradise beach, which u can reach by it car easily. Just waste of Money and Time.

1  Thank AsheshDuttaChoudhury
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

This place has become very crowded even during weekdays,you have to wait sometimes for an hour to get your boat ,the other part of the sea where they drop us is fine but you must be careful with the trouble makers of this place,visiting as...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Chunnambar Boat House is bit far from Pondicherry city located on Chennai - Nagapttinam Highway. Huge place has become a major tourist attraction as this is the gateway to Paradise Beach. Entry tickets applicable and boat rise is simply amazing. Backwaters is clean and good.......More

1  Thank y_s_raju
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

A very lazy spot and nothing special. Boat rides are taken in the back waters. Not worthy of spending time. Recommend if you had not taken any boat rides before otherwise can skip this. No good eateries nearby.

1  Thank chitharanjanl
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Really not worth your time. It's ok for those who have never had a boat ride and would like to experience it, otherwise a sheer waste of time and money.

1  Thank vmraghunath
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Quite organised and clean. Take ferry from here to reach Paradise beach. Nice and organised ferries and house boats which are reasonably priced.

1  Thank Sufyan_Shaikh
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

So you have no choice but to get onto their boats to get to a fairly neat beach. Spend about 1 hours time on it and come back. It wasn't much of a fun but ride for me n my family. Your packed like sardines...More

4  Thank snakeyedom
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The Chunnambar Boat House located around 10 km from the main city center provides boat rides to Paradise beach. A bit expensive at INR 300+taxes per head. Parking charges additional. The boat ride was good but the main attraction is the Paradise beach. The timings...More

10  Thank Memoirs-Sachin
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poonguzhali p
5 March 2018|
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Response from ajeet a | Reviewed this property |
Most of the time you will always find rush and speed boat to be full so cutting cake there might not be a good idea. You can always do it before you board the boat or once you get off to the beach.
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naidusairam14
3 March 2018|
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Response from Pankaj M | Reviewed this property |
300 per person includes car parking . avoid going on weekends , holiday sunday .
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gopi n
3 November 2017|
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Response from MARGDARSHI | Reviewed this property |
It all depends on the intensity of the rain. Any boatman will think of the safety of his boat,passenger and himself in case the waters get turbulent. Moreover,It's in your own interest not to go.
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